Four Kilbourne players serve penalties during OT loss at Cincinnati Moeller (12-13 Final OT) -- April 27, 2019
The Kilbourne Wolves lost to Cincinnati Moeller 12-13 in OT after leading the game by 2 with :54 left. The loss is the second straight for the Wolves following a rain delayed loss at Dublin Jerome Friday.
Kilbourne looked to rebound as they traveled to Moeller Saturday (4-27) for a key regional match-up. Kilbourne played a strong game in a back and forth affair. Kilbourne built a 10-8 lead after the 3rd quarter. Cincinnati Moeller answered and tied the game up at 10 with 3:30 left in regulation. The Wolves did not wilt and responded with a pair of strong goals to build a 2 goal lead with less than a minute to go and looked to be in full control of the game.
However with :54 left, the Wolves were assessed 3 non-releaseable penalties following a skirmish between players on the field. Playing 6 on 3 for the remainder of the game, Moeller scored once quickly. Kilbourne Goalie Dane Jackson appeared to make a game winning save with :06 left, but an additional penalty was called as the offensive player entered the crease. The call was a push on Kilbourne. With the extra opportunity Moeller scored as time expired to send to OT.
In OT, still playing 6-3, Kilbourne never had the ball and Moeller scored to win.
The loss drops Kilbourne's overall record to 10-4.
The Wolves return home on Tuesday to play Thomas Worthington. Please come out to support the cross-town Worthington match-up.